A family run, British business, My Travelling Nanny provide temporary childcare for all kinds of holidays, including ski holidays with specialist skiing nannies. Every nanny they work with is carefully vetted and reference checked and your Travelling Nanny package will be especially tailored to your family’s needs.
Not Just A Nanny offer an exclusive service by introducing their tutor-nannies to families who are looking for tutors, nannies or both during the school holidays. All tutor nannies currently work in the British education system, so you can rest assured that they know the curriculum and child welfare first hand. They’re hand-picked, personally interviewed and DBS checked to make sure you get the best services possible.
Holiday Nanny work only with experienced, professional nannies who demonstrate excellent professionalism. Nannies are matched to your family’s plans and needs – from nannies specialising in sports and teaching to qualified maternity nurses – and accompany you on your ski holiday. The business started up in 2006 and won the BT Business’s Essence of the Entrepreneur Award in 2008.
Little Grange, Chartridge, Bucks, HP5 2TF
Whether you want a one-off babysitter or a full-time nanny, we can help. Just get in contact and we'll organise everything. We have a team of experienced and fun childcarers, all of which have been fully assessed, first-aid trained and reference checked, so that you can have peace-of-mind on your holiday. We also have an array of childcare equipment to hire. New this year: Ski Buddy - a nanny to ski with your kids.
Verbier, 1936 Switzerland
ES Penguins (3-5 years old) and ES Kids Academy (6-11 years old) are the fun way for your children to learn to ski. Our hand picked kids instructors will safely teach them how to enjoy the mountain from beginner to advanced levels. Our groups have a maximum of six children, guaranteeing a great day out with lots of close attention. At the end of the day, you can see where they have skied by checking out their Flaik GPS tracking online!
European Snowsport Rue de Médran 1936 Bagnes, Switzerland
Your mini champions will love their skiing holiday in this attractive enclosed area which is reserved for the exclusive use of the Swiss ski school.
Our aim is to create a playful environment where skiing is fun. The kids’ club offers 55-minute lessons in a private lesson environment, 1 instructor for appr. 2 kids. Based on the children’s progress and pace, a varied number of activities let the kids discover the wonderful world of skiing. An educational course, sledging, snowman building, drawing, magic carpet, and fun moments with Snowli… a magic playground for your kids !
After the hard work, the kids can retreat to our indoor space to relax and have lunch or to play if the weather turns bad.
Lessons start at Médran at 9am for morning lessons and at 1.30pm for afternoon lessons. Full day lessons include a hot meal served at lunchtime.
Les Moulins, Verbier, 1936 Switzerland
Our belief is that children learn faster in small groups and a fun, safe environment. Our lessons are for groups of 4-8 children (aged four and over). Half Day lessons are available (8.45am - 12pm), and we can also look after your little ones over lunchtime if you want to enjoy your skiing for a bit longer.
If you’d prefer full day lessons, our Mini-Fantastique day courses including lunch are perfect. These are available for slightly more advanced, Orange Level skiers.
La Fantastique, Rue de Médran 7, Verbier 1936, Switzerland
Value for money lessons for kids and teens from Adrenaline International Ski & Snowboard School in Verbier.
Baby skier lessons are available from kids aged 2.5 years. Small group sizes are limited to only 4 children, filled with fun and games to keep kids happy and lasting 90 minutes to make sure they’re not worn out. Full day options are available including a morning lesson, lunch and nursery until 17:30pm.
Kids lessons are divided into age and ability groups (for children aged 3+) of up to 6 children per group. Sessions last 3 hours in the morning or afternoon and full day options with lunch are available.
Older kids and teens can book into the ride and freestyle clinic, with ‘Junior’ groups (9-12 years), ‘Adventure’ groups (12+) and ‘Extreme’ groups for older experts.
Ages 6 and up can also book snowboarding group lessons (group size no bigger than 5).
Inside the Migros supermarket, lowerground -1 Route de Verbier Station, 28 1936 Verbier Switzerland
Vivid Snowboarding is a specialist snowboard school founded by Rob Norton. We aim to encourage more young people to have a go at snowboarding and begin sliding as soon as they’re on the slopes – as soon as you can walk, you can ride!
Our VIVID ONE STAR classes are an intro to sliding. We use the new riglet reel system to help guide youngsters through the basics. In VIVID TWO STAR the focus is fun – helping kids learn through games and play. We introduce new skills and techniques, and these classes are more active around the mountains. VIVID THREE STAR classes are designed for the little rippers, who’ve already had a few weeks on the slopes and want to try some tricks in the park and really conquer the mountains.
Get in touch to chat about our lessons and book a Vivid Kids session – we offer 2 hour, 3 hour and full day sessions, and can work with the days and start times that suit you.
Place Centrale 6, 1936, Verbier Switzerland
New Generation run children’s ski lessons during school holidays and on request for other weeks. This is a fantastic school to learn with, with English speaking instructors and small groups of 2-6. Instructors make a huge effort to make skiing fun, with lots of emphasis on learning through play.
Group lessons for kids from 4 are available, with clinics for teens who want to try out things like moguls and powder skiing. NB they don’t do snowboarding lessons at the moment.
Let your children carry on with their language learning on the piste in the capable hands of Verbier Language School. They'll be able to practice language skills and winter sports at the same time - skiing blue, red and black runs, having chats on the lifts, over hot chocolates and lunch! VLS have teamed up with the very best instructors, who have the experience and qualifications in teaching skiing and languages.
Peak school holiday weeks (Christmas, New Year, Feb half term and Easter): 110.- per hour (600.- all day)
Off peak: 100.- per hour (540.- all day)
Our prices are based on 1 – 2 people per lesson per group. There will be a supplement for each extra person.
Centre de l'étoile Rue de Médran CP 475 1936 Verbier Switzerland
Ch. des Moulins, Verbier, 1936 Switzerland
At Verbier Language School, we offer tutoring for children in most subjects in various languages (mainly English, French, German, Spanish and Swedish) and exam preparation for all the usual UK exams (common entrance, IBac, GCSE, AS and A-level, IELTS, Cambridge English, TOEFL, TEFL, CELTA etc).
Our friendly, professional teachers provide private lessons and small group classes for any level – with a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Teachers will prepare morning or afternoon classes tailored to your child’s school syllabus to ensure they keep up with schoolwork (please send us the school syllabus a month in advance).
Centre de l'étoile Rue de Médran CP 475 1936 Verbier Switzerland
The tutors at William Clarence are full-time professionals and experts in their given fields, and the ultimate solution to ski holidays at crucial academic times. One of their esteemed Travelling Tutors can be the perfect addition to a family ski holiday, and more and more families are opting to bring along a tutor to assist with educational needs. Alternatively if your accommodation has WiFi, there’s the option of booking sessions with their Skype team.
Enjoy Education’s highly acclaimed tutors can be booked to accompany you on your trip and provide tuition in the mountains throughout the week – a perfect solution to not missing your ski holiday when your children have exams looming. Alternatively, their online tuition can be a terrific way to keep up-to-date with learning. Through a fantastic Visual Learning Platform, your child can communicate via video, audio and text with the added assistance of an interactive whiteboard, file upload programme and screen sharing.
Putting your child in excellent stead to achieve their academic goals, Kings Tutors offer residential holiday tuition, where their professional tutors accompany you on your travels to provide 1:1 sessions throughout the week. A member of The Tutor’s Association, they pride themselves in carefully matching tutors and tutees to establish an excellent rapport and an inspirational, motivating environment – whatever your educational requirements. Kings Tutors also offer an excellent online tuition service, which is quick and simple to book on their website - a brilliant and highly effective alternative to taking a tutor abroad with you.
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Verbier day and evening care plus snow ski schools and babysitting.
Verbier offers good facilities for children of all ages, with the swimming pools and ice rink as well as the multitude of snow sports, and eating out options including child-friendly restaurants serving the meals children like most. Children pay for lift tickets from age 8, a little better than in most French resorts. However the Televerbier lift company have tried hard with older children and families. The children's day care at Chez les Schtroumpfs has an unfortunate 'Smurfs' theme, but the kids love it so who cares, and it takes even the very youngest tots, unlike most of the other establishments in the Alps. It opens at 8.30am week days and 9.30am on Sundays, through to 5.30pm. The ski school's ski kindergarten and kids' club takes children from age four up for half a day or full day including lunch.
3 stars out of 5 overall
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